Skin is much more than the outer surface of the body — it is the largest organ of the body. In addition to protecting internal organs from injury and infection, it serves as an important line of immune defense against viruses and bacteria. It detoxifies wastes through perspiration. It also produces and stores vitamin D.
Acting both as a barrier and a filter between ‘outside’ and ‘inside’ our bodies skin also protects us from harmful substances entering our body, and it eliminates many toxins introduced through ingestion or even via the skin itself. This takes workload off our Liver and Kidneys to filter out by-products from our body’s metabolism. The skin also breathes and plays a major role in our immune system!
looking after your skin is vital, not just for your outer beauty, but for maintaining your inner health and well being.